He initially left school after his freshman year to pursue acting, but James Franco reenrolled at UCLA as an English major in 2006. After he graduated from UCLA, he enrolled in a whopping three graduate school programs simultaneously: Columbia University’s MFA writing program, Brooklyn College for creative writing, and NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts for directing.
Ed Harris studied acting at Oklahoma University for a year before moving to California and spending two years at California Institute of the Arts in Valencia.
Stewart graduated from The College of William & Mary in Virginia. He started off majoring in chemistry before switching to psychology.
Tommy Lee Jones attended Harvard University, where he completed a degree in English in 1969. He was actually roomies with fellow actor John Lithgow and Al Gore. Not too shabby!
Mick Jagger majored in accounting and finance at the London School of Economics but did not complete his degree.
Ed Burns attended Hunter College and received a degree in English.
James Marsden attended Oklahoma State University, where he studied broadcast journalism. However, he left after a year and a half in order to move to LA.